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Creation Of Man, Heaven And Earth

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In time immemorial the whole world was filled with thick mist that seethed silently for ages until finally transforming into a vast ocean. In that ocean generated a fish so huge that neither its head nor its caudal fin could be seen. Feeling so sad at the cold and lifeless world, the fish threw its right ventral fin upwards to make the heaven, and then flung its left ventral fin to create the earth. After that it swung its back from which seven pairs of deities and a human couple came out. Since then there have been heaven, earth, deities and man in the world.

Keywords: creation; dieties; earth; heaven



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